Land Granted to Samuel Worthington Jr. then of Frederick Co, Vir. In Hampshire Co. Vir. – By Thomas Lord Fairfax – The Right Honoruable Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. To all to whom this present writing shall come, sends GREETING: Know ye that for good causes for in consideration of the compostion to me paid and for the annual rent herein after reserved. I have given granted and confirmed unto, Samuel Worthington Jr. of Frederick County a certain tract of waste and granted land near Patterson’s Creek in Hampershire Co; containing two hundred and ninety one Acres, assigns forever, He, the said Samuel Worthington and his heirs forever. Given at my office in the Frederick County under my hand and seal. Dated the 12th. Day or September 1770. Tho. Day Martin Seal, Samuel was the son of Samuel Worthington Sr. and Mary Simcock and brother to Robert called “Bobby Dunblaen”
Old Kentucky Enties And Deeds by Williard Reuse Jillsen
Edward Worthington, 400 acres, 11 Nov. 1779 Lincoln County
Edward Worthington, 400 acres, 11 Nov, 1779 Jefferson County
Edward Worthington, 1,000 acres 19 Way 1780 Jefferson County
Edward Worthington, 560 acres 22 May 1780 Jefferson County
GRANTS WEST OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER (1822-1858)
James Worthington, 160 acres
GRANTS IN COUNTY COURT ORDERS
Thomas Worthington 15 acres 14 Nov. 1849 Muhlenberg County
Thomas J. Worthington 20 acres 10 Nov. 1870 (no county given but land is listed on Casey Creek)
COURT OF APPEALS DEEDS—GRANTEES
John T. and Charles Worthington, of Baltimore, 1 Aug. I807. 1,000 acres on the Big Barren River
Robert Worthington 31 Dec. 1802 713½ acres, on branch of Salt River
Thomas C. Worthington of Frederick, 7 Jan 1811; 4,833 acres no waterway
William G.D. Worthington of Baltimore, 7 Jan. 1811; 2,416½ acres, no waterway
Walter T. Worthington of Maryland. 18 July 1800; 1,000 acres, Big Barren River
Virginia Land Grants
Edward Worthington, 560 acres 1 Nov. 1785, Nelsen County
OLD KENTUCKY GRANTS (1793-1856)
Edward Worthington 300 acres, 24 Feb 1796, Shelley County
Edward Worthington 200 acres, 24 Feb 1796, Shelly County
GRANTS SOUTH OF GREEN RIVER (1797-1866)
William Worthington 200 acres, 19 Oct, 1796 Legan County
Joseph Worthington 200 acres, 15 Feb. 1800 Henderson County
Joseph Worthington 33 acres 19 Oct.1806 Henderson County
(There are other Worthington’s listed in Legan and Muhlenberg Counties William, Benjamin, Andrew and Thomas)
Submitted by Mrs. Ralph Della-Volpe, Milibrook, N.Y.
Submitted, Mrs. Edwin Victor Moore, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Editors notes: Mrs. Moore has been most kind and helpful sending research records on Conn. Worthington’s and descendants. Thank you “Our long lost cousin”.
Immigration and Passenger Lists,
Monty Worthington (no age mentioned) 1620-1650 arrived in New England.
Richard Worthington (no age mentioned) arrived in Virginia (1652)
Editors note: We have done extensive research for the ship taken by our ancestor Capt. John Worthington 1650-1701. So far we have found no trace. We would appreciate any help anyone can give. Our next try will be British Ports of embarkation.
Note: We have many subscribers who are from the same branch as Governor Thomas Worthington of Ohio formerly from Virginia. But as you know that one of our subscribers Ms. Mary Ann Brown is curator of Adena, Thomas Worthington’s old home? Ms. Brown has been researching the Worthington surname for some time. Visit Adana Ms. Brown is always happy to greet a Worthington Descendant – The Editors.
SKETCH OF JACOB WORTHINGTON: 1695 King’s Co. Ireland, died 1748 in Frederick Co., Va. mar. Abigail Borden. Issue: Esther Worthington; Rachel; Elizabeth